Happy Island PPEC offers a wide range of care services
designed to meet all of your child's health needs.
PEDIATRIC NURSING CARE
HAPPY ISLAND TRANSPORTATION
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
PHYCISION ON CALL
APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (ABA)
NUTRITIONAL FOOD PROGRAM
WHAT IS A PPEC?
PPEC stands for Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care. We provide services for children with disabilities and complex medical conditions from birth through age 21. Our center is licensed by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.
WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE PPEC PROGRAM?
Children who need daily nursing care, are currently home-bound, are unable to have their needs met by a typical school or daycare, and/or do not need to be in a hospital.
Children' needs may include but are not limited to the following:
*Supplemental oxygen *Ventilator dependence
*Severe asthma *Spinal cord injury
*Chronic lung disease *Cerebral palsy
*Heart disease *Muscular dystrophy *Renal disease
WHO PAYS FOR THESE SERVICES?
PPEC services are covered 100% by Medicaid once prescribed by the child's pediatrician or with a letter of medical necessity. We also accept insurance and private payments.
WHY HAPPY ISLAND PPEC?
At Happy Island, we offer an alternative healthcare choice to children with special needs. We provide a stimulating learning environment customized to fit your child's individual needs.
We also specialize in caring for children who need daily medical attention and monitoring.
FRIENDLY & WELCOMING
UP TO 12 HOURS PER DAY
Happy Island PPEC is a friendly and welcoming environment for your child
Individual care is provided by qualiﬁed state licensed pediatric nurses, clinical nursing assistants, and therapists.
We open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
OUR KIDS - PHOTO GALLERY
Happy Island PPEC is licensed by AHCA. We meet all local, county and state regulations. Individual care is provided by qualified professional multi-lingual and multi-cultural pediatric nurses and aides working together with physical, occupational, speech, ABA, and respiratory therapists.
Our Mission is dedicated to providing the highest quality of medical care for the medically fragile child while also providing rehabilitative therapies in order to increase the quality of life for all of our children. We strive to meet all goals.
Who We Are
Our center is specifically designed to optimize the development of each child's independence while helping them reach their full potential.
We see each child for their unique qualities and treat them according to their specific needs and concerns. Moreover, we collaborate with parents to provide the care and comfort that is critical to your peace of mind.